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Top Instagram Decorating Trends for 2021

If you are spending hours by scrolling Instagram for the latest inspiration in interior, this post is for you!

Household Quotes in fact did an extensive research to find out which are the most popular decorating trends now on Instagram, focusing on micro trends. That is, into those all specific details that make you to save one photo instead of another.

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Colour combos, shapes, textures, and patterns are lighting up Instagram right now – and they look great in close-up. So here what they researched, by collecting over 3 million Instagram posts:

  • The most-tagged Instagram mini-trends in every part of the world right now, mapped
  • The top 15 mini-trends that are massive on Instagram at the moment
  • The most disproportionately popular mini-trend in every part of the UK – since the brand is British, they also created an interactive UK map to show where in the world people are obsessing over these trends most.

Are you curious to know which are the top Instagram Decorating Trends for 2021 in interiors and design? Have a look here!


Top Instagram Decorating Trends for 2021

Top Instagram Decorating Trends for 2021

Top Instagram Decorating Trends for 2021


Top Instagram Decorating Trend : #lineart

The most-tagged trend in the research is #lineart, with 6,337,218 posts.


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Other popular Instagram Decorating Trends… 

The #houseplants, #polkadots, #diffuser, and #driedflowers mini-trends have each been tagged over a million times.

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Decorating Trend in the UK : velvet!

The most British décor trend is #crushedvelvet. 61.97% of all uses of this tag originate in the UK. It’s not a secret that British love velvet right?




Instagram Decorating Trends in different Countries


The research shared many other interesting things! For example, that London, New York, and Paris are the mini-trend-setters of the world. They found that while #tapestries are an international phenomenon, highly represented in these cities as well as Jaipur, Milan, and Cairo. 

Another interesting trend is the #livingwall , that’s to say, vertical gardens . In fact, they have become a ‘fixture’ of commercial interior and exteriors over the past decade and now they are finally making their way into private homes – the logical next step of the #houseplants boom. But houseplants still rule: we found 1,269 #houseplants posts compared to just 80 #livingwall posts for example in New York City.

To explore more, just click on the image below and zoom to discover what’s on trend in your city!